From Upper Dublin Township Police Department:
The Upper Dublin Township Police Department announced the recent graduation of Sergeant Michael Janoski from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University. Sgt. Janoski has successfully completed the ten-week Staff and Command program held in Philadelphia, from February 13 to June 15.
The program, which was implemented by the Center for Public Safety in 1983, has graduated over 14,000 students both national and internationally. Sgt. Janoski was a student in SPSC Class #326 which accommodated a total of 48 students for the ten-week period.
The School of Police Staff and Command provides upper-level college instructions in a total of twenty-two core or mandatory blocks of instruction and utilizes nine additional optional blocks of instruction during each session. The major topics of study include: Management and management theory, organizational theory, organizational behavior, human resources or law enforcement, budgeting, staffing allocation and personal deployment.
Each student is academically challenged through a total of 18 written examinations, projects, and quizzes in addition to two research papers that are a required part of the curriculum.
Upper Dublin Township Police Department anticipates a variety of benefits from Sgt. Janoski attendance at this program. Many of the program’s graduates do go on to achieve a variety of leadership positions within their respective agencies. Currently, over 750 graduates hold the title of Chief of Police and 39 of the 50 Directors of State Agencies are also graduates of this program.